TNEU in the updated Webometrics Ranking of World Universities
Recently Webometrics Ranking of World Universities (January 2019, Edition 2019.1.0.) was updated. According to the rating, Ternopil National Economic University ranked 6th among Ukrainian higher education institutions (http://www.webometrics.info/en/Europe/Ukraine%20)!
Webometrics University Ranking, is compiled by one of the largest research institutions in Europe, the Spanish National Research Council, and evaluates almost 30,000 higher education institutions from around the globe. This year 326 Ukrainian higher education institutions were considered in the rating.
Universities are evaluated using a combination of four indicators:
- PRESENCE - the number of pages on the websites in the main domain of the institution (including sub-domains and directories) that are indexed by the Google search engine - 5%;
- VISIBILITY - the number of external hyperlinks to the domain of the university - 50%;
- TRANSPARENCY - the number of citations of the top authors of the institution (the top ten authors with the exception of data on the most cited author) in the Google Academy (Top Universities by Google Scholar Citations) - 10%;
- EXCELLENCE - publicationsby the university staff in the international scientific journals that are among 10% of the most cited in their field according to the Scimago rating (for the five-year period (2012-2016) - 35%.
Anetta Zielinska was awarded the Honorary Title of Doctor Honoris Causa
Today, the first meeting of the Academic Council in 2019 took place in Ternopil National Economic University. The meeting began with the ceremony of awarding the honorary title of Doctor Honoris Causa to professor of the Wroclaw University of Economics (Republic of Poland) Anetta Zielinska.
Professor has been working with the TNEU scientific community for many years and is the official representative of Wroclaw Economic University rector in all matters pertaining to the cooperation with the Ternopil National Economic University.
She once again presented her scientific achievements to TNEU Academic Council, after which the members unanimously supported the idea of conferring the honorary title.
A new vector of cooperation with the Polissia State University
On December 26, the teaching staff of the Ternopil National Economic University welcomed guests from Polissia State University (Pinsk, Republic of Belarus): Rector - Konstantyn Shebeko, Vice-Rector for Scientific Work - Olga Zolotarev, Dean of the Faculty of Economics - Iryna Zborina, Dean of the Banking Faculty - Ihor Yankovskyi and Head of the Information Technology Center - Pavlo Pigal.
The Rector welcomed the guests and introduced them to the University Deans. He also shared some information on the international activites of TNEU.
Konstantyn Shebeko shared his thoughts on the cooperation between the two Universities, while Pavlo Pigal told the audience about Polissia State University's history, structure, educational services and international activities.
Peers from the new partener institutions discussed many topics, including the most popular educational areas and competitiveness on the Belarussian educational market. Polissia State Univerisity is currently the home of 200 teachers, 1100 part-time and 2500 full-time students. It includes 5 faculties, 15 departments, and 10 laboratories. Apart from TNEU, it also collaborates with various institutions from Ukraine, Poland, Lithuania, Germany, China, and participates in the ERASMUS+ programme.
The visit ended with the ceremonial signing of the cooperation agreement between Ternopil National Economic University and Polissia State University that will bring many new opportunities for the staff and students of both Institutions.
TNEU was highly ranked by the UI GreenMetric
U-Multirank is a multidimensional approach to the international ranking of higher education institutions. It compares the universities in five dimensions: 1 - teaching and learning, 2 - research, 3 - knowledge transfer, 4 - international orientation and 5 - regional involvement. The UI GreenMetric is the first and only university ranking in the world that measures the commitment of each university to developing an environmentally friendly infrastructure.
U-Multirank is an independent rating financed through the Erasmus+ programme by the European Commission. The work of the U-Multirank consortium is supervised by the Advisory Board. The U-Multirank Transparency approach allows students, universities, businesses, policymakers and governments to be better informed about the work of universities around the world.
We sincerely congratulate Ternopil National Economic University, which ranked 440th among the world's universities and 4th among the higher education institutions rated in Ukraine!